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Ellensburg overview

Ellensburg is a budget-friendly place unique for its live music, riverfront, and theaters. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and bar choices. Families can spend some quality time at Ellensburg Rodeo and Quincy Aquatic Center. Check out local attractions like Central Washington University and West Ellensburg Park. Ellensburg is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Ellensburg

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Ellensburg can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 20 hotels in the Ellensburg area, some with discounts of up to 20%.
  • • 10 2-star hotels with an average price of $57 per night
  • • 6 3-star hotels with an average price of $59 per night
  • • 4 4-star hotels with an average price of $155 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 1916 user reviews of Ellensburg hotels:
  • • The Lodge at Canyon River Ranch (Ellensburg)
  • • Hampton Inn Ellensburg (Ellensburg)
  • • Best Western Plus Lincoln Inn & Suites (Ellensburg)
  • • Holiday Inn Express Ellensburg (Ellensburg)
  • • Comfort Inn Ellensburg (Ellensburg)

How to get to Ellensburg

Fly in to Yakima, WA (YKM-Yakima Air Terminal - McAllister Field), 30.1 mi (48.5 km) from downtown Ellensburg. Wenatchee, WA (EAT-Pangborn Memorial) is the next closest major airport, 32.4 mi (52.1 km) away.

What to see around Ellensburg

Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Ellensburg Rodeo
  • • Quincy Aquatic Center
Live music and theaters are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Roslyn Museum
  • • The Gorge Amphitheatre
  • • Capitol Theater
  • • Yakima Valley Trolleys
  • • McAllister Museum of Aviation
It's well known for its riverfront and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Fireman's Park
  • • Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park Interpretive Center
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Central Washington University
  • • West Ellensburg Park
  • • Wild Goose Casino
  • • Mission Ridge Ski Area
  • • Centennial Park

When to visit Ellensburg

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 58°F day, 19°F night
  • • April-June: 79°F day, 32°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 38°F night
  • • October-December: 70°F day, 18°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 2.7 inches
  • • April-June: 1.8 inches
  • • July-September: 0.4 inches
  • • October-December: 3.3 inches